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Youngs Family History

Youngs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Young.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Young, Younge, Yung, Rounds, Bounds, Yonge, Younger, Lovings, Yongue

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Where is the Youngs family from?

You can see how Youngs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Youngs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Youngs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 551 Youngs families living in Norfolk. This was about 38% of all the recorded Youngs's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Youngs families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Youngs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Youngs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Youngs. 13% of Youngs men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Youngs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Youngs were Agricultural Labourer and Household Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Farm Labourer
    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Household Duties
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Youngs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Youngs. For the veterans among your Youngs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Youngs lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Youngs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Youngs in 1944 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

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